$100 Kohl’s Home Giveaway

Marian ParsonsDecorating, My House, Shopping Tips1476 Comments

You know me.  I prefer to buy old things.  They just speak to me in a way that new things don’t, but it’s not always practical to buy old.  Sometimes you need a chair that people can sit in without wondering if and when it might give way.  Right?  Sometimes new things can work really well with all of the old, making your home a bit more functional.

When Kohl’s contacted me, asking if I would work with them on promoting their home department, I was honestly a little unsure.  I’ve bought towels and sheets and a frying pan there before, but I never thought of it as a place where I would buy a piece of furniture of a decorative accessory for my home.

I’ve always loved shopping at Kohl’s, though, so I decided to look around and see if I could find things that fit my style.  I also wanted to make sure I would be buying things I actually loved and would use.  I didn’t want to buy stuff just for the sake of buying stuff.

I ended up finding some really great treasures that I would never have thought could be purchased at Kohl’s.

Would you believe this sweet barrel-back French chair came from Kohl’s?  Well, it did.  I put it in the family room, replacing a vintage chair that was a bit too petite to be comfortable.  This is still an occasional chair, but it’s much more comfortable and sturdy.



When I received the first chair they sent, this is how it came out of the box…


“That’s unfortunate”, as Kriste put it.  Yes, it’s unfortunate for any piece of furniture to have a broken leg before life even begins.

I called Kohl’s, expecting I would have to go through the pain of boxing it back up, scheduling a package pick-up, etc.  To my surprise, they told me to keep the broken chair and they would send out a new one right away.  It was sort of a bonus that this happened, so I was able to write about their great customer service.  That’s how it’s done.

Jeff thinks he can repair the broken leg, but we might be moving back into the territory where the leg could give out at some point and you just hope you’re not the one sitting on it when it does.


I also bought a beautiful copper colander.  I have quite of a bit of copper hanging from the pot rack in my kitchen and I already had a mid-sized and small colander and this large one works with them perfectly.  (The two nesting inside are ones I already owned.)



It looks gorgeous hanging from my pot rack now.


I also picked up more SimpleVera towels for our bathrooms.  I had eight already, but our family of four goes through them pretty quickly in a week, so I added a few more for our bathroom and the guest bath.  It’s nice to have the same style of towel throughout the house.


They are fluffy, absorbent, and I love the simple striping at the ends.  We don’t have large linen cupboards, so I prefer to have pretty white towels that can be stored out in the open.


And I got a round bathmat with a pretty scalloped detail

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…and a new wicker wastebasket….


There’s a game Jeff likes to play and it’s called “how much can I stuff in that tiny bathroom trashcan before the sides split open” and our last wastebasket, picked up at a yard sale years ago, was really suffering for it.  The sides were literally splitting.

This one is tightly woven and will stand up to a pair of worn jeans being stuffed inside, followed by mis-matched socks, a large coffee cup, a banana peal and a ratty pair of tennis shoes.  Just to be fair, I don’t think he’s ever stuffed a pair of shoes inside the bathroom trash, but I think the rest is true.

To his credit, it is in the wastebasket and I suppose that’s a small victory for a man.  (Kidding!  Only kidding.  I read this to Jeff and we had a good laugh together.)

Anyway, moving on.  I bought wooden hangers for my closet.  (I shared them a few weeks ago.)  It’s a small thing, but I love how tidy it makes my closet look.  I’m now a big fan of wood hangers.  It may be my favorite purchase of the bunch.


Would you believe I got all of that, even the chair, for $654.62 total?  Between sales and coupon codes, I did it!  (Kohl’s supplied me with a $500 gift card and I paid for the rest out of pocket.)

AND, because it’s Kohl’s, I received $110 in Kohl’s Cash and was able to buy a few more towels, hangers for Jeff’s side of the closet and some Chaps bedsheets (that are quite possibly the comfiest sheets I’ve ever slept in.)  The are generously sized, so the fitted sheet actually fits our deep mattress and there’s a nice allowance on both sides of the flat sheet.


If you saw something that caught your eye and would like to do a bit of shopping, I’m giving away a $100 gift card to Kohl’s that you can use online or in their stores.

To enter, simply leave a comment!

The giveaway will close Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at midnight PST.  A winner will be randomly chosen and announced shortly after.

Good luck!

And, to those on the east coast, stay snug in all of this snow!  We could get up to two feet in my neck of the woods.



Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Kohl’s.  They sent me a $500 gift card to spend in their home department and a $100 gift card to give away as compensation for this post.  I personally selected all of the items shared and all opinions are my own.  Especially the joke about men not putting trash in trashcans.  Kohl’s had nothing to do with that one.

$100 Kohl’s Home Giveaway

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1,476 Comments on “$100 Kohl’s Home Giveaway”

  1. Like you I am don’t shop for home decor at my local Kohl’s Store. You worked it into your home perfectly. Looks like I just might be giving them a try real soon.

    Plus the online shopping looks promising as well.

  2. I had no idea that Kohl’s has furniture. I never really “connected” with that store and have only been in there two or three times. Now after seeing the nice things you found, it is worth another look. Loved the little wastebasket. I may go just to pick one of those up. Thanks for sharing.

  3. We are getting ready for a big move, so some extra cash for some housewares would be perfect!! love that copper colander!

  4. I love Kohl’s! They carry lots of household goods but I didn’ t know they have furniture. I’ll have to check that out as my son is looking for his first house.

  5. Wow that was a good bargain. Love the chair, that would so look good in my house. And I would lot to have more copper hanging from my pot rack as well. Here’s hoping I am the lucky one.

  6. We desperately need a new chair for our living room , this would be most helpful! Love all the stuff you got!

  7. I love Kohl’s!! And you can’t beat the Kohl’s cash!! I have been looking at a few things for my home there but haven’t purchased them yet! I would love to win the gift card!!

  8. Kohl’s is a wonderful place to shop and their kitchen area is just one of the best..good value for your money and lots of style.

  9. I love Kohl’s for basic stuff. The wicker basket it very pretty in your bathroom. Oh, and my kids play the same game!

  10. That was fun to see how you added some utility and beauty to your home from Kohls. I like to shop there and you gave me some fun ideas for my house. Thanks for sharing!

  11. That chair is beautiful. I had no idea. Thanks for shedding light on the cool things Kohl’s has. And thanks for the great giveaway!

  12. I love that chair and had no idea they sold furniture like that! Really, all that you purchased are wonderful items! Thanks for the chance for the gift card! Melody

  13. What a fun giveaway! I used to frequent Kolh’s more often when I lived in WI. Now that we live here in CA I don’t find myself there quite as much. Thanks for the product list especially love the chair. I will begin including Kolh’s in my search more often when looking for products! Thanks!

  14. l love Kohls for clothes for me, hubby, and grandkids! Did not know the sell furniture. My store doesn’t have furniture but I love all the household, appliances, and bath stuff! I especially love all the cool holiday stuff they carry. I love to give Kohl’s gift cards for birthdays to friends and family. Thanks for sharing because I love your blog!

  15. I love vintage, but I have added great things from Kohl’s. For instance, they carry Fiesta dishes. I love the Christmas Fiesta. Plus, they are so affordable. I could use the gift card, lol!

  16. Love all the items you picked from Kohl’s. Honestly I didn’t realize that carried such great things in their home department.

  17. I would LOVE a shopping trip to Kohl’s. The chair is a beautiful score! And I could not help but notice the round cotton bath mat. Believe it or not I found an identical one in my Goodwill shopping just last week! I snapped it up. I love it even more knowing it came from Kohl’s. I am heading to Kohl’s site now to check out all the great items you have pointed out. Thanks!

  18. I have some towels from Kohl’s as well that we really like but could always use more. I also love the chair you chose. I’m intrigued and plan to peruse their furniture section on the website now!

  19. Like many others, I’m a long time Kohl’s customer, but didn’t realise they sold furniture! Good to know.

  20. You found gorgeous stuff at Kohl’s-I had no about the great-looking furniture they carry! Thanks for all the great tips!

  21. That chair is fabulous and so unexpected from kohls! Time to look at their website. Thanks!

  22. Kohl’s is about the only place we shop for clothes. This would be great to win!
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  23. You found wonderful items, Marian! Kohl’s does carry great linens and so many fun decor items, as well.

  24. Wow! I would not have guessed the chair(s) came from Kohls. I really like the colander and bath mat too.

  25. Kohl’s always surprises me too with fun finds, I love all of your picks and would love the $100 gift card!

  26. It is amazing and I am in awe of your being able to find the perfect item in the most unlikely places.
    How much was the chair? and what is the quality of their furniture

  27. Ooooo…nice purchases. I like everything especially that chair! I don’t recall seeing furniture at Kohl’s. Who knew. Have to go check that out.

  28. LOVE the chair!! I am also in the market for some new sheets, so I might just check out the Chaps set that you mentioned. Thank you.

  29. I love shopping at Kohl’s, they always have really fabulous stuff, and everything you picked out was lovely! Thanks for a great giveaway!

  30. your house is a dream! even your closet space is so lovely. thanks for the inspiration and chance to win 🙂

  31. I love the chair and the bath mat. I love reading your blog everyday. You’re an inspiration.

  32. Oooooh, fun! Two things I love, your blog and Kohl’s!!! And that chair…I love that chair! Oh, and the thick, thirsty towels, too! And the sweet bath mat! Let’s just say this post out me in my happy zone!!! 🙂

  33. I’m quite happy with my Vera Wang sheets & The colander was a nice find.

    I think you could fix that chair leg securely with a metal bracket. You may have to have one made, though it wouldn’t be cost prohibitive, and would make for a sturdy seat!

  34. I love Kohl’s, too! I also only buy white towels. I’m not sure really sure why but I think they just look better. Great chair, by the way!

  35. Love the chair and Kohi’s! So sad about the broken leg? Perhaps your talented husband could fix it by adding a rod inside of the leg for stability.

  36. I LOVE my towels from Kohl’s . . .will have to look more closely next time b/c I love that you found vintage inspired new items which I’ve, up to know, have not noticed!

  37. Oh that chair!!! Love it and didn’t know that Kohl’s would have anything like that. Now I’m anxious to see what they have up their sleeve.

  38. Love it all. I didn’t realize Kohl’s sold furniture either. I always buy my towels there. Love it all together. You have beautiful ideas as usual.

  39. There is a great newer Kohl’s nearby, so would love to win this one! Love the chair & the bath mat…

  40. I just discovered the awesomeness that is kohl’s this christmas. Their post Christmas clearance was amaxing!

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